1,000 grant presented to Blessings in a Backpack – Oxford (Oxford, Michigan ) October 2014 – Greg Clay received The Allstate Foundation’s Agency Hands in the Community grant award for his commitment to volunteerism.
The grant program recognizes Encompass insurance agents for outstanding community service with a $1,000 donation to a charitable organization. Part of the Allstate group, Encompass is one of the nation’s largest companies to provide protection through independent insurance agencies. To qualify for the grant, agents must show evidence of volunteer work that has had a positive impact on the local community.
Greg Clay volunteers for Blessings in a Backpack – Oxford. Blessings in a Backpack chapters are started by local parents and use locally raised funds along with the support of donors such as Meijer to provide weekly food backpacks for children on reduced or free lunch programs
“We believe that it’s important for businesses to take an active interest in their communities,” said Clay. “I’m proud to commit my time and resources to Blessings in a Backpack – Oxford, and I’m grateful to have The Allstate Foundation’s support for its work.”
The Curtis Insurance Agency is located at 25 N. Washington St., Oxford.
More than 2,100 independent agencies sell Encompass’s signature package policy and other personal insurance products to consumers with broad protection needs. Part of the Allstate group of companies, Encompass is one of the only national insurers distributing through independent agents to exclusively provide personal insurance protection. More information can be found at www.encompassinsurance.com.
About The Allstate Foundation
Established in 1952, The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL). Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations across the country, The Allstate Foundation brings the relationships, reputation and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people’s well-being and prosperity. With a focus on teen safe driving and building financial independence for domestic violence survivors, The Allstate Foundation also promotes safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion, and diversity; and economic empowerment. For more information, visit www.AllstateFoundation.org.
Contact: Geralyn Thompson, The Allstate Foundation, 847.402.8369